Watch: Friends and Allies Celebrate GJEP’s 15th Annivesary

The video below offers personal one-minute testimonials from friends and allies of GJEP describing our 15 years of exposing the intertwined root causes of social injustice, ecological destruction, and economic domination. Celebrate GJEP’s anniversary with a gift in… Read More

Honoring, Remembering Women Human Rights and Environmental Defenders

Today is International Women Human Rights Defenders Day. In recognition of this important day, AWID collaborated with the Guardian to publish Remembering women killed fighting for human rights in 2017. 25 women are profiled in the piece. While thousands of… Read More

Earth Watch: Panagioti Tsolkas from the Human Rights Defense Center

This week’s Earth Watch guest is Panagioti Tsolkas. Tsolkas works at Human Rights Defense Center in November 2014, coordinating community outreach efforts and volunteer involvement. He also directs HRDC’s Prison Ecology Project, which maps the connections between mass incarceration and… Read More

Pope Francis and popular movements: The importance of a historical approach

Pope Francis took some strong positions on climate change and aired rational concerns with genetically modified crops in his most recent Pontificate, demonstrating a thoughtful understanding of environmental issues never witnessed before from the leader of the Catholic… Read More

BREAKING: Climate Justice Activist Locks to VGS Construction Equipment to Halt Pipeline Construction

(Essex,VT) – A climate justice organizer has locked herself to machinery at a Vermont Gas pipeline construction site in Essex, VT, calling for an end to fracking and the construction of new fossil fuel infrastructure. “For almost three… Read More